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Lime Tree Observatory

Lime Tree Observatory

Lime Tree Farm, Grewelthorpe, HG4 3DA

Located in the heart of the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Lime Tree Observatory benefits from a remote but accessible location under the darkest of skies.

Experienced astronomers run the facility with a fantastic ability to communicate the science of Astronomy to their guests.

As of September 2021, the observatory is not hosting regular open evenings. However, you can arrange private stargazing sessions at a very reasonable rate! Contact the observatory directly for more details.

A visit to this facility is one that everyone would enjoy, no matter their age or experience.

Lime Tree Observatory classroom
Lime Tree Observatory classroom

The classroom at Lime Tree Observatory is warm, welcoming and fun! It’s an excellent place for families!


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Lime Tree Observatory

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Weather forecast

  • 27/10/21

    15° 53%
  • 27/10/21

    14° 42%
  • 28/10/21

    14° 46%
  • 28/10/21

    13° 37%

Weather forecast for Masham (2.5 miles away) updated 26/10/21 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Keighley Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Thursday 23rd December 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Steeton Methodist Church Hall, Keighley, BD20 6PD (23.3 miles away)

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  • Harrogate Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 30th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Green Hut Community Centre - Harlow Hill, Harrogate, HG2 0AS (15.1 miles away)

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  • A night with Orion at Sutton Bank

    Saturday 8th January 2022 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

    Sutton Bank Star Hub, Thirsk, YO7 2EX (18.8 miles away)

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  • Dark Skies Stargazing Experience – The Grand, York

    Monday 10th January 2022 from 17:00pm to Tuesday 11th January 2022 12:00pm

    The Grand, York, York, YO1 6GD (28.3 miles away)

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  • Night ‘awe-walk’ and stargazing – Byland Abbey & Snever Observatory

    Friday 14th January 2022 from 18:30pm to 21:30pm

    Byland Abbey, Coxwold, YO61 4BD (20.5 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

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    Healey, Ripon, HG4 4LH (3.3 miles away)

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    Castiles Farm, Ripon, HG4 3PU (3.4 miles away)

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  • The Wensleydale Experience

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  • The Little Barn – Reeth

    Hurst, Richmond, DL11 7NW (19.0 miles away)

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  • Old Dairy B&B Swaledale

    Low Row, Richmond, DL11 6PE (19.6 miles away)

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